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Professors Eaton and Hamilton on How the Pandemic Unfairly Saddles Low Income Students

April 1, 2022
UC San Diego students move between classes at the center of campus on May 15, 2019.(John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune

UC Merced Professors Charlie Eaton and Laura Hamilton, with UC Berkely professor Jonathan Glater, explain the burden of debt left on students from the COVID-19 pandemic and what it means for the students now.
"As if remote learning, quarantines, and sick family members were not enough, hundreds of thousands of California’s most financially vulnerable college students now face an additional challenge: surprise debts owed to their community colleges and public universities."

Read their op-ed in the Los Angeles Times here